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What causes sweating during sleep?

HELLO, I M A 57 YEAR OLD MAN WHO HAD BACK SURGERY AND AN APPENDECTOMY WITHIN THE LAST TWO YEARS. WITHIN THE LAST SIX MONTHS WHEN I WAKE UP AFTER SLEEPING ALL NIGHT I AM SULKEN WET. CAN YOU TELL ME THE REASON FOR THIS OCCURING? THANK YOU.                                                   
Mon, 2 Jan 2017
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service.

I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. As per your complain you have problem of sweating at night time that may be because of high blood pressure problem or thyroid related or anxiety problem. Do a thyroid function test and check your blood pressure also. Some medicine side effect also cause this type of symptoms. Consult a physician for further diagnosis. Detail history and physical examination give exact idea.

I hope my guidance helpful to you. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Rachana Goswami

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What causes sweating during sleep?

Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. As per your complain you have problem of sweating at night time that may be because of high blood pressure problem or thyroid related or anxiety problem. Do a thyroid function test and check your blood pressure also. Some medicine side effect also cause this type of symptoms. Consult a physician for further diagnosis. Detail history and physical examination give exact idea. I hope my guidance helpful to you. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Rachana Goswami